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Nicholas Mokwena
  • PAP committees meet

    Permanent Committees of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) are meeting this week in South Africa for capacity building.The meeting expected to end on the 2nd of September 2022 is held under the theme, 'Building resilience in nutrition on the...

  • BDP’s make or break elective congress

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is meeting in Tsabong today as a bruised political movement since its 2009 Kanye Elective National Congress.The party meets to choose between two opposing camps one led by current chairman and Vice President Slumber...

  • Botswana won’t explain herself to Russia- Dr. Kwape

    The government of Botswana will not present any explanation to the Republic of Russia regarding a recent tele-meeting between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky.This was revealed by Minister of Foreign Affairs...

  • Butale’s Presidential hopes dashed

    It is a taxing time for suspended Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) President Biggie Butale as the party Disciplinary Committee has revealed that it is carrying out further investigations on his alleged misconduct.Butale who has been on suspension for...

  • Use the law to address society's challenges - Adv Keetshabe

    The Attorney General Advocate Abraham Keetshabe says the law should always be used as a strong platform on which solutions to attendant societal and national challenges are based.Adv. Keetshabe’s humble view is that the military by its nature...

  • Kgathi fortifies his candidacy

    Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Deputy Secretary General Shaw Kgathi who is vying to head the secretariat has joined forces with Nonofo Molefhi in a contest expected to be fierce.Molefhi’s lobby group was revealed this week Monday where the likes...

  • BOPEU triumph against BHC

    Botswana Public Employees Union (BOPEU) won its case against Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) over the organisation’s unilateral organisational structure review.The Industrial Court declared that the BHC unilateral organisational structure review...

  • Transport ministry hit by maladministration cases

    The Ministry of Transport and Public Works formerly, the Ministry of Transport and Communications is currently handling about 20 cases of maladministration.The cases were reported in the period between 2020 and 2021. The ministry has however claimed...

  • Butale’s Presidential hopes dashed

    It is a taxing time for suspended Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) President Biggie Butale as the party Disciplinary Committee has revealed that it is carrying out further investigations on his alleged misconduct.Butale who has been on suspension for...

  • Govt fails Information and Data Protection Commission

    Government has failed to establish and operationalise the Information and Data Protection Commission 10 months later after the commencement of the Act.This was revealed by Minister for State President Kabo Morwaeng this week when he moved that the...

  • BDP NYEC chair wants youth policies reviewed

    The newly-elected Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) National Youth Executive Chairman Collen Mochotlhi has pledged to work with the party leadership to look for solutions to the nagging unemployment problem.Mochotlhi who is also Councillor for...

  • CoA rescues DPP, investigator & prosecutor in Butterfly case

    The Court of Appeal rescued the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) lead investigator and prosecutor in the Butterfly case when it set aside a referral order issued by High Court Judge Dr. Zein Kebonang.When he acquitted and discharged Welheminah...

  • Dikgosi discuss Constitutional amendment to increase MPs to 61

    Members of Ntlo ya Dikgosi convened this week to deliberate on the Constitution Amendment Bill which seeks to increase the number of Members of Parliament from 57 to 61.The Bill reaches Ntlo ya Dikgosi after Parliament approved a Motion by MP for...

  • Women in the Military face gender discrimination

    Among the major command challenges such as discrimination and victimisation of women in the military, the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) is grappling with the issue of equity.Speaking during the 6th African Military Law Forum held in Gaborone BDF...

  • BPF congress will decide on UDC membership

    The Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) National elective congress scheduled for next month is expected to ratify the decision to join the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC).This comes after the UDC revealed that the BPF has joined the coalition and...

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